June 6, 2010 2 Comments
Since the rise of our new president, Washington has certainly attracted more international cuisines to the city. In recent years, diners looking for a less predictable menu have migrated to the inventive and ethnic restaurants opening on and around the K Street strip.
These new entrants borrow from the rigorous authenticity of the nearby suburban immigrant communities — where Korean, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Burmese, Salvadoran, Cantonese and Thai restaurants flourish in strip-mall storefronts. The Capital is also in the midst of a shift in food culture: new farmers’ markets; celebrity chefs, both home-grown and imported; and the healthy and engaged date-night meals of the first couple. Here are a few we recently tried: Read more of this post